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CLICK is a monthly food photography event. It is a theme-based contest. You do not need a blog to participate. Each month, entries will be invited based on a culinary ingredient or concept. More about it HERE.

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Observe the art of seduction. Watch, learn, and don’t eat my cookie.
~ from the TV series “Friends”

COOKIE:
“In the United States and Canada, a cookie is a small, flat-baked treat, containing milk, flour, eggs, and sugar, etc. In most English-speaking countries outside North America, the most common word for this is biscuit; in many regions both terms are used, while in others the two words have different meanings …

Its name derives from the Dutch word koekje or (informal) koekie which means little cake, and arrived in the English language through the Dutch in North America.”

BISCUIT:
‘A biscuit is a hard baked sweet or savory product like a small, flat cake, which in North America may be called a “cookie” or “cracker“. The term biscuit also applies to sandwich-type biscuits, where a layer of ‘cream’ or icing is sandwiched between two biscuits. In the UK, “cookie” is usually only used in the phrase “chocolate chip cookie” or to refer to larger, softer American style cookies. Referring to the Sesame Street character the Cookie Monster, British author Chris Roberts quipped that he prefers the word cookies over biscuits “as a character called Biscuit Monster would never have worked”.’ (Wikiipedia)

CLICK COOKIES. Or BISCUITS. Or BISCOTTI. Or SHORTBREAD.

They can be sweet or savoury, single layer or sandwiched.

World Peace Cookies

One day when he was eating a cookie he offered me a bite. Don’t underestimate that. The poor guy’s so frightened of germs, it could darn near have been a proposal.
~ Jean Harlow

Ricciarelli (Tuscan Almond Cookies)

CLICK Cookies. Edible ones, NOT THESE. Send it to us before May 30, 2009.

Whatever you portray must have a CLEAR CULINARY ASSOCIATION.

DEADLINE: the 30th of May, 2009, midnight, Eastern Standard Time.

RULES AND ENTRY FORM

Entries should be linked to THIS post.

Do you have a picture that has already appeared on your site? Send it in using the entry form after you have added a link to THIS event accouncement.

The entries will be posted as they arrive. They can be accessed HERE or through the ‘CLICK‘ icon on the right sidebar.

Get monthly announcements and roundups through the

If you want feedback on your pic before submitting it for CLICK, you can post it at the Jugalbandi Forums.

Elizabeth of Under Consideration

Ema of My Explorations

Jen Yu of use real butter and Jen Yu Photography

Marija of Palachinka

Studena of TeaTime!

FIVE GUARANTEED WAYS TO PISS THEM OFF

1. Make them wonder how your picture is related to the theme.

2. Stitch two or three pics together to make a diptych or triptych.

3. Put big borders, text or a dateline. Don’t. Please don’t.

4. Have them use their imagination to excavate your picture from beneath a giant copyright notice.

5. Add anything that distracts from the image.

PREVIOUS EDITIONS OF CLICK

LAST MONTH’S ENTRIES

(available for a month)

(By taking part in this event, participants accept that the pictures submitted to Jugalbandi.info have been taken by them, and do not infringe upon the proprietary rights, including but not limited to the copyright, of any third party. If challenged, the responsibility to prove the ownership of the picture, as well as all attendant liabilities rest with the participant.

Pictures that have pornographic content or are not family friendly will not be accepted.)

Thank you for your support and participation.

- – Jai and Bee

Lydia of The Perfect Pantry has organised Drop In and Decorate – a cookie donation drive for Mothers’ Day.

With your help, they hope to decorate and donate more than 1,000 cookies, coast to coast, between May 1-10 to shelters, food pantries, kids’ programs, senior centers, and local agencies all across the country.

Want to host your own cookies-for-donation party, in honor of your mother, your mother-in-law, or mothers everywhere?

* Pick a date between May 1 and 10. (Allow 1-2 hours for decorating.)
* Let Lydia know that you’re planning a decorating party (email to lydia AT dropinanddecorate DOT org).
* Invite a few friends, co-workers, neighbors, your worship group or book group. Or plan to decorate with your kids.
* Bake some cookies. If you don’t like to bake, ask others to bring a batch of cookies each (try our super-easy and delicious sugar cookie recipe).
* Collect a few decorating and wrapping supplies.
* Spend an hour or two decorating your cookies.
* Wrap the cookies.
* Donate your cookies to a local agency. They can help you find a place to donate if you don’t know of one in your community.

Remember to take photos while you’re decorating, and count your cookies.

The organizer(s) of the event that donates the most cookies will win a cool package of prizes.

Tips, ideas and event details at the Drop In and Decorate blog.

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39 Comments

  1. Asha says:

    Great theme, posted a cookie 2 weeks ago, not making them again. Will see if I can click a cookie from the display window in the mall!! HeHe!!

    Kids have exams next month, will be taking a short break from May 2nd week to June and from all the events.

    It’s very very hot here, very dry too. Bad for my allergy. But planting and gardening some more tomorrow! :)

  2. Great theme…I’m definitely in for this one…

  3. sunita says:

    Now that’s something close to my heart :-)

  4. Madhu says:

    Cookies, yum…

  5. Shankari says:

    Cookies- While this is yummy to eat, I am not a good baker, I am hoping this will inspire me to bake something good.

    you can click store-bought cookies. :D

  6. Soma says:

    Hmmm… looks like this time it has to be someone else’s cookies that i will be clicking.. or do i have to bake one? my dds are going to be real happy:-)

  7. arfi says:

    what’s happening with the submit form? is it still flushed away?

    it’s here, arfi. scroll down on that page.
    http://jugalbandi.info/click/

  8. Manggy says:

    Oh man! My next post is a cookie, but my picture sucks, ha ha ha! :)

  9. Bharti says:

    The round up for this one is gonna be soooo scrumptious.

  10. Arundathi says:

    Love cookies. And love photos of cookies. :) great idea. I don’t envy the judges!!

  11. Cham says:

    Probably I can do with my kid after he ends his exam. I imagine all kind of cookies in ur event!

  12. BlueMist says:

    Bee
    Little out of context ;
    How do i register at jugalbandi to participate at the forums ?

    if you go to the forums page (through the navbar), there is a registration form.

  13. Happy Cook says:

    I still have to send in for this month.
    Cookies idea i love it, sure will send something.

  14. Uma says:

    Cookies, yum! Nice theme :)

  15. A&N says:

    Done thing, I say!

  16. purplesque says:

    Oh, my. I see much baking, cooking, and clicking of cookies in my future. Fun!

  17. swethaskitchen.com says:

    hi
    i recently came accross your blog and like your blog. i have also started a foodblog recently.keep up your good work and i wish u a very success.

    cheers
    swetha

  18. Mia says:

    ohhhhh thats not fair..I would of loved to click THOSE cookies..!Im sure they are delicious!putting them in front of our noses like that is just not fair!…hehehehe :)

  19. Nags says:

    I think I can already see the pretty pics that are going to make its way to Click!

  20. Hi, Jai and Bee!

    Great theme…… could that include macarons? Just love love the look of them…..

    Regards
    Kris

    sure, you can.

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  22. Renu says:

    This is my first time visit here, introduced by a fellow blogger. I am so excited to participate in the contest

  23. [...] *Another picture for CLICK [...]

  24. anudivya says:

    Question – Does the click have to be exclusive to your event, or could I submit recipe and pic for that particular post to other events as well?

  25. SuperChef says:

    can i send my biscottis to this?? do they qualify as cookies??

  26. SuperChef says:

    ohh…i just saw…i can send biscottis!! sorry :D

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  31. Dian Degen says:

    Nice theme..I just send the pic.

    http://empui.multiply.com/recipes/item/9/Cheese_Almond_Cookies

    have a wonderful long weekend!
    Dian

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  33. I just sent you my pic. Have a great weekend!

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